8 Metro Phoenix Data Center Developments You Should Check Out

Metro Phoenix’s data centers continue to evolve, particularly in Goodyear, which is rapidly becoming a technology hotspot.

And growth doesn’t seem to be slowing. Last year Amazon bought 91 acres of land in Goodyear for $ 19.85 million, with talks about building a data center to support its exploding presence in Arizona.

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But the giant online retailer isn’t the only big name player with businesses in Metro Phoenix. Here are current projects that are strengthening the region’s reputation as a go-to for data center development.

Compass data centers

Compass Datacenters is bringing eight data centers to Goodyear, which when fully expanded will be more than 1.8 million square feet – the equivalent of 31 soccer fields – and have a capacity of 350 megawatts. Compass is building its campus on 225 acres of land on the northwest corner of Bullard Avenue and Yuma Road.


Google is building a $ 1 billion data center on 187 acres on the northwest corner of Sossaman and Elliot Streets in Mesa. The three-phase project is scheduled to go into operation this year. Mesa’s economic development office estimates total tax revenue at $ 156.57 million over 25 years.


Iron Mountain is building a 48,000 square meter data center with a capacity of 48 megawatts on the northeast corner of 48th Street and Van Buren Street. The new facility is an extension of Iron Mountain’s Phoenix Data Center campus and marks the beginning of a $ 430 million investment in the campus over the next five years.


In 2019, Microsoft made a splash when it bought 576.5 acres in three locations in Goodyear and El Mirage to evolve into data centers that are expected to be operational this year. The company said it selected the two cities based on their availability of labor and energy, as well as land costs.

NTT data

This year, NTT Data broke ground on 102 acres in the Elliot Road Technology Corridor in Mesa. The co-location data center campus will initially consist of five buildings, with the possibility of adding two more buildings in the future. When completed, the complex will have a total area of ​​1.5 million square meters.

Stack infrastructure

Stack Infrastructure is building a data center in Avondale with an additional 1 million square feet of data center space. The data center will be located on the southeast corner of Litchfield and Lower Buckeye Streets. The company cited Metro Phoenix’s rapid growth as a key factor in getting to the Southwest Valley.

Stream data centers

Stream Data Centers’ recently completed Phoenix I data center in Goodyear is part of Cox Business’s growing fiber optic network. In Goodyear, Stream and Cox Business combine the largest data center campus in the Phoenix West Valley and the region’s most diverse network service offerings to better serve large businesses and cloud providers.

Vantage data centers

Vantage Data Centers, a leading provider of wholesale data centers in North America, is building a mega-campus in Goodyear. The 50-acre project will be on the southeast corner of Van Buren Street and Bullard Avenue and will include three data center buildings and office space. It will be the largest of Vantage’s current and planned campuses once fully developed.

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